Community Action of Orleans and Genesee Inc. would like to send out a HUGE thank you to the Albion FFA, all the farms who donated and a special thank you to Adam Krenning, the FFA Advisor. The FFA members, three dozen students, FFA alumni and volunteers collected over 33,000 pounds of food from Orleans County Farm Bureau ($1,500 for purchase of hams); Triple G Farms- potatoes; Root Brothers- cabbage; Nesbitt Farms- apples; Kreher’s- 900 dozen eggs; Kludt Brothers- squash; Martin Farms- squash; Calls Farms- potatoes; Jeff Partyka- squash; CY Farms- onions and cabbage; Starowitz; Torrey Farms- potatoes, cabbage and onions; Castanzia Bakery- bread; Orchard Dale fruit Far- apples; Navarra’s- Bean Crates; Save-A-Lot and Tops- Banana boxes; Paneks- Canned Beans and Corn (use of truck); Town of Oakfield- use of wagon.
The food will be provided to 200 families in Albion, 160 in Holley and other food pantries around the county.
All the hard work of the students and volunteers is such a blessing to the community and the agency. Many families who find themselves in need this year will be helped.